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Rational Preventive Care in the Context of Dementia


Amy Thomas, MD

Research Fellow
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
University of Washington

VA Puget Sound Health Care System


Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Describe the prognoses of different types of dementia.
  • Identify the time to benefit of common primary prevention treatments.
  • Discuss the advantages of patient-centered approaches to the care of individuals with dementia.

[From the Spring 2020 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series (Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias)]

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